Programs & Events

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

June 1st,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Summer Reading Kickoff Party
All Ages

Celebrate the start of summer with us at Eisenhower! Bring the whole family for games, crafts, button making and more. Readers of all ages can register for our Summer Reading program and start earning prizes right away!

Then it really will be showtime at your library when you stay after the party for a showing of the family friendly movie, Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase. 

Baby Storytime

June 3rd,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 
Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Adult Book Discussion

June 3rd,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Toddler Storytime

June 4th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Junior Storytime

June 4th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Adult Book Discussion

June 4th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Mobile Device Help

June 4th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Mobile Device Help

June 4th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Toddler Storytime

June 5th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Family Storytime

June 5th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Garden Club

June 5th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries, and begonias.

Preschool Playtime

June 6th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 3-5 with parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

Play date! Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll offer a few engaging pre-literacy activities each week with a focus on play. Siblings under three or over age five may also participate.

Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Classic Film Series: The Great McGinty

June 6th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Great McGinty.

Dan McGinty has great success in the field of crooked politics, but he endangers it all in one moment of honesty. Starring Brian Donlevy. 1940. Not Rated. 1h 22m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 6th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Big Kids Storytime

June 6th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

National Drive-in Movie Day

June 7th,
9:30am to 5:00pm
It's National Drive-in Movie Day! Celebrate with a marathon of classic drive-in features and trailers at Eisenhower.

9:30 AM: Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)
Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

10:45 AM: Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
A plantation owner in the jungle marries a beautiful woman before a voodoo curse transforms him into a gorilla.

11:50 AM: Scarlet Street (1945)
An amateur painter falls for a temptress' charms in a sinister game of seduction, vice, embezzlement, and murder.

Junior Storytime

June 7th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Friends Book Sale

June 8th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

June 8th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! See what's happening in this epic Dungeons and Dragons story.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Let's Play: Lego®

June 8th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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